Tuesday, February 2, 2010

A Taste of India RESCHEDULED to Thursday February 11, 2010 reported by Bexley Public Radio.

A Taste of India has been postponed because os the inclement weather. A new time and date will be announced by the sponsors.

Experience a selection of authentic Indian cuisine prepared under the direction of chef Saleem Mohammad.

RESCHEDULED to Thursday February 11, 2010, at Christ Lutheran Church, 2314 E. Main St. In Bexley across E. Main St. from Capital University. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m.

Donation $15.00 adult, $10.00 student and $5.00 children.

Chef Saleem will discuss the menu items, recipes and spices of this Indian dinner.

This event is a fundraiser to help support a Service-Learning experience for sixteen Capital University undergraduate students.

Saleem is a professor of social work at Capital University and volunteers his time and skill as a chef to help students raise money for a learning experience in the Indian subcontinent.

The students enrolled for the Service-Learning event are Adam T. Wetterhan , Ashley Blouin, Breanne E. Daly, Caitlin J. Tedrow, Courtney E. Winterberger, Courtney N. Crowder, Emma C. Helms, Heidi L. Bretz, Joseph T. Mayer, Kaitlin R. Winter-Eulberg, Lauren A. Hartfelder, Matthew R. Hazzard, Megan E. Neubauer, Sarah L. Wharmby and Zachary A. Simpson.

The students and three faculty will go to Kolkata, India for three weeks during the 2010-2011 winter break. Capital is planning this trip with International Partnership for Service-Learning and Leadership.

During the day, students will work in one of Mother Teresa’s Homes for Orphans. Classes will be offered in the afternoon. Evenings will be for study and fellowship. On the weekends, students will travel India with excursions to places of cultural interest.

Students will earn a total of six credit hours for two courses: Indian History and Culture and Service Learning in which students will be provided an opportunity to critically examine and reflect upon their spiritual journey through Indian culture and their encounter with abject suffering and poverty.

Other opportunities to support this Service-Learning educational program.

David Belcastro, a professor in the Capital University religion department, offers Yoga instruction. Ten lessons for $100 ($50 students). All proceeds support the service-learning experience in India. The Yoga lessons are held mornings at 6:00 a.m. in the Capital Center field house. For more information on Yoga classes, contact David Belcastro: Voice 236-6771 or email: dbelcast@capital.edu.

Saleem Mohammad will be presenting A Taste of India dinners as fund-raisers in six other Ohio locations during the coming months. He can be contacted at Voice 236-7214 or email: smohamma@capital.edu.

Professor Mohammad will be interviewed on the Bexley Public Radio morning show Thursday February 4 at 11:00 a.m. Tune in to 102.1 FM and 98.3 FM.

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1 comment:

Batarang said...

What time is the meal?